Hardware


How to change MAC ADDRESS in Windows ?

 

What is MAC Address?

MAC address (Media Access Control) is the unique number (identifier) which is assigned by network interface hardware manufactures and store them into their hardware. MAC address used in hardware interface devices such as ethernet port, 802.11 wireless networks, Bluetooth adopter and still more.

The MAC address is a 12-digit hexadecimal number which is ranging between 0000 0000 0001 – FEFF FFFF FFFF. This 48-bit address space contains potentially 248 or 281,474,976,710,656 possible MAC addresses. Know about to changing MAC address in your PC is much needed one to hide your online identity, avoid potential of data losses and fight against hackers.

Here is the step by step instructions about how to change your unique MAC address into custom one. The instructions which is illustrated below just for educational purpose, not to be used for illegal activities.

Before to change the MAC address, find the current MAC address to ensure the changes after you did. Go to your command prompt and enter the command ipconfig /all and hit enter. Your Mac address will be shown as illustrated below.

Based on the screenshot, the current MAC address is FE-FF-FF-FF-FF-FE. Let we change our MAC address using the following instructions.

How to Change them in Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 ?

For Windows XP Users

Step -1

Windows XP Users Navigate to Control Panel (Classic View) > Network Connections

Step -2

Select and right click on your network connection, and then click Properties.

Step – 3

 

Click and select local area connection properties Configure button as illustrated below.

Step – 4

Select the advanced tab (highlighted in red) as shown below.

Step – 5

 

Under advanced tab, Select Network address Properties and enter the custom 12-digit hexadecimal number (Custom MAC ID) ranging between 0000 0000 0001 – FEFF FFFF FFFF (without spaces) as shown below and click OK. (In this tutorial, we used FEFEFEFEFE as Custom MAC ID)

All done. The New MAC ID assigned as FEFEFEFEFE in your Windows XP computer. If you wish to revert back default MAC ID in feature, do the same steps illustrated above and select Not Present radio button and click OK button. So, the default MAC ID will be restored.

 

For Windows Vista Users

 

Step – 1

 

Windows Vista Users Navigate to Control Panel (Classic View) > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections

Step – 2

 

Click manage network connections and Select the appropriate Network icon, right click on it and select properties menu.

Step – 3

 

Under Properties, Click on Configure button to get into next step.

Step – 4

Under Advanced adapter settings, Select Locally administered address menu and enter the Custom MAC ID as illustrated below and click OK. You’re done. (In this tutorial we used FEFFFFFFFFFE as custom MAC ID)

You are successfully changed the MAC ID now.

 

For Windows 7 Users

 

Step – 1

 

Navigate to Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Network and Sharing Center

Step – 2

 

From the left pan click Change Adapter settings

Step – 3

 

Select appropriate network connections adapter and click on Properties

Step – 4

 

Click Configure button to go through the next step.

Step – 5

Goto advanced tab and select the locally administered address menu, then enter thecustom MAC id you wish to change as show in the below screenshot and Click OK.

You’re done. For windows 7 operating system, we have used AAAA-AAAA-AAAA (without hyphens) as custom MAC ID.

 

To verify the MAC ID, simply go to command prompt and enter the command ipconfig /all. The custom MAC ID will be shows besides to physical address for the corresponding network adapter you have modified. To restore the default MAC ID in windows vista and Windows 7 operating system, follow the same steps as specified above (according to operating system) and click Use default button and Hit OK. The default MAC ID will be used there after.

 

Please refer to link: http://w3foru.net/how-to-change-mac-address-in-windows-xp-vista-7/


מדפסת מדפיסה עברית הפוכה (LEXMARK) ?

המדפסת LEXMARK 2600 מדפיסה עברית הפוך ?

יש פתרון קל לעניין,

נא לבצע את הפעולות הבאות לפי הסדר :

1 כניסה ללוח בקרה
2 כניסה להתקנים ומדפסות
3 הצבעה עם העכבר על המדפסת ולחיצה במקש ימין
4 כניסה ל: מאפייני מדפסת
5 כניסה ל מתקדם
6 כניסה ל: מעבד הדפסה
7 בחלונית ברירת מחדל של סוגי נתונים: להדגיש את: NT EMF 1.008

בהצלחה.

Please refer to link: http://www.fxp.co.il/showthread.php?t=5139468&p=49111334&highlight=lexmark#post49111334


Using Screen Rotation With The Intel® Graphics Control Panel

The rotation feature of Intel graphics drivers allow the user to rotate a monitor or display’s entire image to one of four orientations when enabled. The image can be rotated 90°, 180°, 270°, and 0° (Normal).

Note The rotation feature may not be available if this feature is disabled by the computer manufacturer.

The steps below demonstrate how to use rotation feature. Start by selecting the version of the Intel® Graphics Control Panel currently configured on your system.

 

Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel
Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver
or use the Hot Key Method

Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + F12 to open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel
  2. Select Display
  3. Change the Rotation to either 0, 90, 180 or 270
  4. Select Apply


Figure 1: Rotation options as seen on the Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel

Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + F12 to open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel
  2. Navigate to the Display > General Settings tab
  3. Select the desired level of rotation from the Rotation drop-down
  4. Select Apply > OK


Figure 2: Rotation options as seen on the Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver

  1. Press Ctrl + Alt + F12 to open the Intel® Graphics Control Panel
  2. Navigate to the Display Settings Tab
  3. Check the box for Enable Rotation
  4. Select the appropriate Radio button for the desired level of rotation
  5. Select Apply > OK


Figure 3: Rotation Options as seen on the Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver

Hotkey Method:
All versions of the Intel® Graphics Control Panel support Hot Keys. These keys, when pressed, have the ability to automatically rotate your screen without having to go into the Intel® Graphics Control Panel. By default, the hot keys for rotation are as follows:

  • 0 degrees (normal/upright): Ctrl + Alt + Up Arrow
  • 90 degrees (quarter turn clockwise): Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow
  • 180 degrees (upside down): Ctrl + Alt + Down Arrow
  • 270 degrees (quarter turn counter-clockwise): Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow

 

Note These hot keys can be changed if desired, via the Hot Key Manager located in the Intel® Graphics Control Panel.